Thursday, October 31, 2013
PARROTS OVER PUERTO RICO by Susan Roth and Cindy Trumbore with illustrations by Susan Roth. Lee and Low, 2013.
Parrotse native to Puerto Rico came close to extinction due to encroachment of humans within their habitats. Now steps have been taken to ensure their survival. Colorful collage illustrations enhance the narrative of how the parrots' numbers dropped precipitously over the year and what scientists are doing to save the species.